Top 100 best Steam games released before 2006, according to gamer reviews.

Despite representing a historical segment, this ranking is subject to change as votes change and old games are released on Steam.

Compare with best sellers before 2006.

Platforms

Include games from these platforms.

Movement, rank, title, date, platforms and tags

Score

Logo
~ 1. Counter-Strike Nov 2000 Action Top 250 #4
8.73 98% 110,101 votes
Logo
~ 2. Half-Life 2 Nov 2004 FPS Top 250 #26
8.60 97% 59,627 votes
Logo
~ 4. Half-Life Nov 1998 FPS Top 250 #58
8.50 96% 22,898 votes
Logo
~ 5. POSTAL 2 Apr 2003 Dark Humor Top 250 #76
8.46 95% 32,592 votes
Logo
~ 18. Neighbours from Hell Feb 2004 Comedy
8.23 97% 1,289 votes
Logo
~ 20. F.E.A.R. Oct 2005 Horror
8.20 94% 5,893 votes
Logo
~ 21. Fallout 2 Dec 1998 RPG
8.20 94% 4,079 votes
Logo
~ 23. Worms Armageddon May 1999 Strategy
8.19 95% 3,179 votes
Logo
~ 24. System Shock 2 Aug 1999 RPG
8.17 94% 4,128 votes
Logo
~ 25. Turok Nov 1997 Action
8.17 96% 1,461 votes
Logo
~ 26. Evil Genius Sep 2004 Strategy -75%
8.16 95% 1,734 votes
Logo
~ 27. Total Annihilation Sep 1997 Strategy
8.16 96% 1,128 votes
Logo
~ 29. The Ultimate DOOM Apr 1995 Classic
8.14 94% 3,294 votes
Logo
~ 31. Quake III Arena Dec 1999 FPS
8.13 96% 1,200 votes
Logo
~ 32. X-COM: UFO Defense Dec 1993 Strategy
8.12 94% 2,077 votes
Logo
~ 33. Wolfenstein 3D Aug 1994 FPS
8.12 95% 1,579 votes
Logo
~ 37. Stronghold HD Oct 2001 Strategy
8.09 94% 2,700 votes
Logo
~ 39. Sid Meier's Pirates! Jul 2005 Pirates
8.07 93% 2,527 votes
Logo
1 41. Mafia Aug 2002 Action
8.05 95% 914 votes
Logo
1 42. Master of Orion 2 Nov 1996 Strategy
8.05 98% 287 votes
Logo
~ 43. Fallout Sep 1997 RPG
8.04 92% 5,897 votes
Logo
1 44. DOOM II: Hell on Earth May 1994 Classic
8.04 93% 2,197 votes
Logo
1 45. Thief 2 Mar 2000 Stealth
8.04 95% 758 votes
Logo
~ 48. Unreal Gold Apr 1998 Classic
8.03 95% 717 votes
Logo
~ 51. Sven Co-op Jan 1999 Co-op Free
8.00 90% 10,598 votes
Logo
~ 53. Quake II Nov 1997 FPS
7.99 94% 1,160 votes
Logo
~ 54. Call of Duty Oct 2003 FPS
7.98 93% 1,358 votes
Logo
~ 58. The Longest Journey Nov 2000 Adventure
7.95 93% 1,092 votes
Logo
~ 59. Thief Gold Nov 1998 Stealth
7.94 92% 1,543 votes
Logo
~ 60. FlatOut Jul 2005 Racing
7.92 92% 1,788 votes
Logo
~ 61. Call of Duty 2 Oct 2005 Action
7.92 91% 2,175 votes
Logo
1 65. Descent Feb 1995 Classic
7.91 96% 240 votes
Logo
~ 66. Original War Jun 2001 Strategy
7.91 93% 847 votes
Logo
1 68. Max Payne Jul 2001 Noir
7.90 91% 3,392 votes
Logo
~ 69. CS2D Dec 2004 Action Free
7.90 90% 3,870 votes
Logo
~ 70. Beyond Good & Evil Nov 2003 Adventure
7.89 91% 1,690 votes
Logo
~ 72. Sanitarium Apr 1998 Adventure
7.88 95% 279 votes
Logo
~ 74. Knights of Honor May 2005 Strategy
7.88 93% 880 votes
Logo
~ 75. Half-Life: Blue Shift Jun 2001 FPS
7.88 90% 3,399 votes
Logo
~ 76. Day of Defeat May 2003 FPS
7.88 90% 3,348 votes
Logo
~ 77. Obscure Apr 2005 Horror
7.88 93% 561 votes
Logo
~ 78. Rune Classic Nov 2001 Action
7.86 93% 504 votes
Logo
~ 81. The Dig Nov 1995 Adventure
7.85 93% 548 votes
Logo
1 84. Half-Life 2: Deathmatch Nov 2004 Action
7.83 89% 5,946 votes
Logo
1 86. FATE May 2005 RPG
7.82 92% 833 votes
Logo
1 87. Red Faction Sep 2001 Action
7.82 91% 1,310 votes
Logo
1 89. STAR WARS™: Dark Forces Feb 1995 FPS
7.80 90% 1,508 votes
Logo
1 90. Serious Sam 2 Oct 2005 Action
7.80 88% 5,362 votes
Logo
~ 92. Wizardry 8 Nov 2001 RPG
7.78 93% 443 votes
Logo
~ 93. Syberia Sep 2002 Adventure
7.76 89% 2,116 votes
Logo
~ 95. Carmageddon Max Pack Jun 1997 Racing
7.75 93% 342 votes
Logo
~ 96. Geneforge 1 Dec 2001 RPG
7.74 93% 253 votes
Logo
~ 100. Silent Storm Sep 2004 Strategy
7.72 91% 566 votes
LAPLACE_LOG 0.7

Risers today

  1. Logo 1 41. Mafia
  2. Logo 1 44. DOOM II: Hell on Earth
  3. Logo 1 64. Lords of the Realm II
  4. Logo 1 67. Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Gold Edition
  5. Logo 1 84. Half-Life 2: Deathmatch
  6. Logo 1 86. FATE
  7. Logo 1 89. STAR WARS™: Dark Forces
  8. Logo 1 90. Serious Sam 2

Fallers today

  1. Logo 2 91. Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon
  2. Logo 1 42. Master of Orion 2
  3. Logo 1 45. Thief 2
  4. Logo 1 65. Descent
  5. Logo 1 68. Max Payne
  6. Logo 1 85. Majesty: Gold Edition
  7. Logo 1 87. Red Faction

Club 250 is the Steam 250 members club. Members can earn rewards for supporting this site! If we helped you find good games on Steam, consider becoming a member today.

Receive rewards based on your pledge level, including your reviews on an exclusive ranking and your name, logo and link on the site!

Latest tweets

more tweets
  1. Copy link to this rank (#0)
  2. Copy link to track this game